Category: Healthcare Strategy

CVS Beats Amazon to the Punch???

We have talked before about the rumors that Amazon is about to enter the pharmacy marketplace. If their approach to this new space parallels their general positioning, speed of delivery will be a major component of their offering. Check out this article. What you...

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ZDOGGMD Strikes Again

In one of his musical riffs, ZDOGG disabuses us of the notion that somebody is JUST a pharmacist. In his usual musical parody style, this crazy doctor points out the important roles that pharmacists actually serve, as well as highlighting the fact that the profession...

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Keep It Going!!!

We have already talked about this case. A nurse arrested for “failing” to follow a policeman’s orders to draw blood from an unconscious patient who wasn’t charged with anything. No warrant. No nothing!!! But take a few moments and read this blog post. Importantly,...

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Guidelines

“Dr. Bob,” the “academic internist” pictured above, makes an important point in this blog post.  All well and good, he maintains, to have carefully thought out guidelines for treating medical problems. BUT. He points out that as much thought must be given to figuring...

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Do Pimples Pay???

Check out this piece of improbable research. What you will see is that kids with acne do better in school. As usual when faced with a correlation, we are left to ask the question as to which way does the causal arrow flow. We are guessing that good performance in...

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